During National Women's Health Week, and every week, it's never too late to take control of your wellness and be the healthiest you. Just remember, there are women across the country who are doing the same, and who support you.
There's no telling how many adolescents lit up for the first time in the two years since the FDA first considered these changes, or how many of those got hooked on this deadly addiction. Still, it's comforting to know that we're headed in the right direction now and that we already know where more gains can be made.
Stefan Reisch stepped into a hospital elevator alongside his wife and kids. Before the doors closed, they were joined by a doctor who was looking down at his cell phone.
On a recent overnight shift in the emergency room, a woman who was having vague abdominal pain and chest discomfort for several days was referred to me. When her symptoms began, after searching google, she came up with a diagnosis list that included everything from influenza, to Zika, to lupus.
Peruse my writing, and you'll quickly notice I'm not one to point the finger at obese individuals for their excess body fat. As clearly, we're not liv...
Eating fresh fruit daily can improve your life. A recent article from investigators in Beijing, China, and the University of Oxford, England has shown how much this simple change in your diet can help you.
Why was it on this family vacation, swimming in that pool, a nine year old went into sudden cardiac arrest? What caused it? Could it have been prevented? Could the near drowning been avoided?
In March 2014, Mark Niebylski took over as CEO of the World Hypertension League, a group that works with organizations all over the globe to help pe...
Hyde is not alone in suffering from heart health issues -- in the U.S., cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of both women and men, responsible for 25 percent of deaths annually. Heart valve diseases are among the reasons for concern: five million Americans are diagnosed with heart valve disease every year.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network site, there are more than 120,000 people in the U.S. waiting to receive an organ, and 22 people die each day while waiting for a transplant.
Almost 4 years ago I was helicoptered from my local community hospital to Cedars-Sinai with a severe heart condition and given less than a 25% chance of survival.
It is possible to measure the length of telomeres in routine practice from blood samples. There are several ways to lengthen telomeres that have been reported in humans that may be of benefit for heart attack prevention.
As they zeroed in on the challenge, they discovered a few obstacles, such as having enough qualified teachers. Facilities are an issue, too; a school gym can only handle so many people. And since the mandate includes no new funds, districts can't simply hire more PE teachers and build more gyms.
Advances in the therapy of HF in the past decades are notable but the syndrome still poses a major challenge to clinicians and patients.
To me, the core of that message is prevention. Keeping something from going wrong is much easier and better than fixing something once it's broken.
Carefully manage your daily salt intake, and if you at any time notice symptoms of high blood pressure and fluid retention, don't take your time and wait for things to get better. Go to the doctor and inform him about your problems, and make sure to tell him about your daily salt intake